• (Sample Contract)
    Family Rules for Internet and Technology Use
     
    Using the computer is a privilege.  In order to enjoy this privilege and use the computer and technology, we agree to the following rules:
     
    1.   Computer and phone use is not confidential, and we do not hide what we are doing on the computer and phone.
    2.   In our family, we get permission to access the Internet, and we use our personal login.
    3.   We visit websites that are appropriate for our age, and we do not visit websites or access information
          that is "off limits" for us.
    4.   We don't send photos or give out personal information without permission, and we will tell our   
          parents/guardians about online messages and messages via apps that we receive that make us feel uncomfortable.
    5.   We share an email account with our parents.  We will not open or use any other email, apps, or cell phone
          accounts.
    6.   We do not enter chat or correspond with strangers on any apps or sites.
    7.   We go online, use the phone, and gaming systems between the hours of _____________ and ______________.
    8.   Time on the computer, gaming systems,  and phone is limited to : _____________ hour(s) a day.
    9. Instant messaging, texts, messages and comments on apps are only allowed with people that we already know.  We will provide our parents with       a list of our current email and cell phone friends.
    10, We do not respond to messages via texts, apps, gaming systems, emails from people we do not know.
    11. These rules apply to our home computer and all other computers, phone, and the gaming system we use.
     
    Signatures:
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